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SoCal movie events & revivals, March 31-April 7: ‘Touch of Evil,’ ‘Seven Samurai’ and more

816 days ago
L.A. Times - Entertainment All That Jazz Roy Scheider stars as a Bob Fosse-like Broadway choreographer in writer-director Bob Fosse’s musical 1979 drama; with Ben Vereen, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Mon., 7... more info

Chicken George in 'Roots' 'Memba Him?!

1158 days ago
TMZBen Vereen is best known for playing cockfighting trainer "Chicken" George Moore -- opposite Olivia Cole and Ian McShane -- in the '70s television series "Roots." Guess what he looks like now!  more info

Broadway legend Ben Vereen accused of sexually assaulting and harassing actresses during production of ‘Hair’

1266 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentWhen Ben Vereen held auditions for “Hair” at a community theater in Florida in 2015, the Tony winner said he wanted to break new ground with the rock musical. But in a sickening twist, several young actresses cast in the show claim the Br... more info

Several Women Have Accused Ben Vereen Of Sexually Assaulting Them In 2015, And He Doesn’t Deny It

1266 days ago
DlistedChildren of the 80s, be prepared, because this story will ruin Uncle Phillip from Webster for you. And your eyes may be giving you the truth if you read his hat as, “sexual enforcer.” In 2015, Tony winner Ben Vereen directed a community theater ... more info

Ben Vereen, Ronald Reagan and the travesty of blackface, potently remembered

1469 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentThe problem with reenacting a blackface minstrel show, even to make a political point, is that on some level, it is still a blackface minstrel show. That was Ben Vereen’s problem at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 inaugural gala, where Vereen perf... more info

Ben Vereen Accused of Bigamy, Allegedly Spent 36 Years Married to Two Women

1750 days ago
People.comThe Pippen star is now divorcing his first wife, Andrea, with whom he has been married for 52 years more info

Ben Vereen brings his one-man show to Las Vegas in April

2297 days ago
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Ben Vereen - Vereen Will Chronicle Search For 'blood Family' In New Book

3805 days ago
ContactMusicSong-and-dance man BEN VEREEN is revealing all about his search for his "blood family" in a riveting new autobiography.The dancer and actor admits he had no idea he was adopted until he had to apply for a passport in order to tour Europe with Sammy D... more info

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Fats Waller Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center

4143 days ago
All About JazzJAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER'S FATS WALLER FESTIVAL The Music of Fats Waller With Music Director Andy Farber and Host Ben Vereen April 16-17, 8pm in Rose Theater Fats Waller: A Handful of Keys Featuring pianists Dick Hyman, Judy Carmichael and ... more info

A tsk-tsk night for tepid Tesh

4274 days ago
Buffalo News, New YorkSaturday, Oct. 10, marked the birthdays of David Lee Roth, Brett Favre and Ben Vereen. more info

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